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Thames RIB Experience

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Address: Embankment Pier | Victoria Embankment, London WC2N 6NU, England
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+44 20 7930 5746
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Thames RIB Experience has the fastest and most powerful fleet of high-speed...

Thames RIB Experience has the fastest and most powerful fleet of high-speed London RIBs on the River Thames; our incredible vessels are fitted with either 740 horse power Yanmar engines or 2 x twin turbo Yamaha engines, for an extreme London sightseeing experience like none other! All of our adrenaline fuelled signature trips involve fascinating guided commentary on the many marvellous modern and historical sights London has to offer, as well as thrilling bouts of high-speed aimed at getting that heart rate pumping for at least the daily recommended 20 minutes! In response to popular demand, we blast the beloved James Bond theme music guaranteed to turn heads as you tear up the Thames in our eye-catching London Speed Boats; all of which designed with maximum fun, safety and comfort in mind. All high-speed Thames RIB boats are fitted with powerful PA stereo systems to ensure any observations from the guide can be heard clearly whilst proceeding at speed, and we provide warm waterproof clothing to ensure you’ll remain high and dry, whatever the weather. So don’t delay - book yourself the RIB-roaring ride of a lifetime today. Fast and furious fun for all, whatever the occasion!

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USD 56.72*
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River Thames High-Speed Cruise from Embankment Pier
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USD 34.96*
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Small-Group River Thames High-Speed Cruise from Tower Millennium Pier

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Fun, entertaining and relaxing.

Really nice crew. They have fantastic warm clopthes to all who is too summer-dressed so you dont need to carry a lot of clothes just to take the tour. Boat is very smooth even in... read more

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Karlskoga, Sweden
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Karlskoga, Sweden
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Reviewed today NEW

Really nice crew. They have fantastic warm clopthes to all who is too summer-dressed so you dont need to carry a lot of clothes just to take the tour. Boat is very smooth even in high speeds. Could have been just a Little bit more treble in the loudspeaker system so it would be easier to hear what they said.... More 

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High Wycombe, England, United Kingdom
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Thanks to Richard and Joe, we had a great time, of recommend it for a great view if London from the Thames

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Kent, United Kingdom
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Great experience, good fun. Ollie and Brenden were great hosts and the music that accompanied the rib was brilliant, loved the James Bond theme! Good adrenaline buzz and comfortable at the same time. My children and parents watched from Tower Pier and were all very keen and wanted to join us. I would definitely recommend this.

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Dublin, Ireland
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Excellent way to see London from the river. Nice mix of tour guide info with high speed Rib fun. Wonderful weather of course really added to a great trip

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We took my son and a few friends for a trip down the Thames for his birthday and it certainly didn't disappoint. I felt sorry for the two other passengers on the boat as the kids were screaming with delight. Great tour to start with and then a thrilling joyride around the Thames Barrier and back with loads of high... More 

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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Nearly would have given 5 stars, but the turning the boat sharply to make it rise and fall in the water was so good it left my kids desperate for more of the same before we headed back.

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Villefranche sur Mer
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Informative, friendly and very fast, brilliant. Greeting was friendly and all staff made the trip enjoyable.

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Brenda and Ollie were fantastic! Brilliant experience and would definitely recommend it as a family day out!

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Penrith, United Kingdom
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Tom and Brendan were our guides and they gave us a fantastic trip.. Very fast at times and saw all the sights from a different perspective ... Ace :)

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The boat ride was well organised and left on time. The crew consisted of a guide (who provided thick hooded waterproof coats and life vests) and a skipper. It was fairly entertaining and consisted of driving down the river at consistently high speed. There is a lot of wind in your face so sunglasses might help with your eyes. The... More 

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Trafalgar Square / Embankment
With its iconic Nelson’s Column, majestic oversized lions and brightly-lit fountains, Trafalgar Square is not just considered the heart of this bustling London hub, but the very core of the city itself. Beyond this esteemed gathering place are more famous icons, as well as a disproportionate numbers of the city’s most popular cultural attractions including the National Gallery and many West End theaters. Along the way to these major sites are quiet lanes and antiquated pubs to discover, as well as riverside vistas to enjoy on the embankment. With a calendar full of celebratory events, any time of year is a fine time to visit.
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